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Aug 25, 2013 10:00am EDT
beings now live in cities. what does that mean? more skryscrapers and congest 8? more detroits? we will look at the upsides and the downsides of an ever more urban world. we have a terrific panel that has some surprising ideas. >>> also les miserables. it turns out that the book by victor hugo is the all-time favorite novel of a middle eastern leader that the west counts as an enemy. i will explain. but first here's my take. we are watching a season of discontent in the world of young democracies. from egypt to turkey to brazil, protests, marches and, of course, one coup. as we watch the turbulence around the globe, i think about our own democratic journey and how interesting it is that the distinctive feature of the american system is not how democratic it is but rather how undemocratic it is. hear me out. we have three co-equal branches of government and the one with the final say on many issues, the supreme court, is composed of nine unelected men and women. the american senate is the most unrepresentative upper house in the democratic universe with the exception of britain's ho
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am EDT
would tell them to shut up. >> dna tests. >>> and shocking numbers out of detroit. >> 50,000 dogs run loose in the city. people move out, they leave their dogs behind. when it gets cold, they turn them loose. >> packs of stray dogs roaming the streets. the city too strapped to do anything. one neighborhood now called chihuahuaville. that's all new with the next hour of cnn "newsroom." >>> a college basketball player who already lost two family members now learns the ncaa won't let him on the court this season. we have the "bleacher report." good morning. >> he lost his father and brother in the last year so he decided to transfer from iowa state to rutgers to be closer to home but the ncaa says he has to sit out this season if he wants to play for the scarlet knights. another case of the wording of the rule getting in the way of doing what's right. you can get a hardship rule to play right away if you have a sick family member, but if a family member dies you're out of luck. he said i'll make the wise decision of staying off social networks today because if i express my feeling i migh
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 2:00am EDT
for gritty realism and forceful dialogue, referred to as the dickens of detroit. 26 of his books have been adapted for the big screen, get shorty quoigt out of sight quoi 310 to yuma." we talked about paying tribute to someone of the great writers, we thought one of the best ways was to hear from the man himself. >> i'll come to my desk about 9:30 and work. but i always work until 6:00. rarely have lunch. the idea of lunch doesn't interest me at all, i'm not hungry. i'm just into what i'm doing. i write in longhand, and it's just to me that's writing, you know? and then i put it on a typewriter. i just stop at 6:00 because you got to stop sometime. but, still, yeah, the character, though, could still be in my head. and maybe i might even sound hike that character. maybe all day long i might sound like that character. and my wife might say, well, i know who you are today. i never, ever write from my own point of view. i never use my words. i don't want them to hear me telling them what the -- or showing them what the book is about. i want them immersed in it the same way that i am. but, sti
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 9:00am EDT
sports? and the reason i ask you that is because i interviewed the detroit tigers and i asked them, would you feel comfortable with a gay player coming out on the detroit tigers and they said, what's the big deal? is it different in the world of baseball than it is in the world of football? >> i don't think so, actually. i think we do athletes a disservice by assuming that they are all neandrethals. i've found that most don't care what the sexual orientation is. it allows everyone a voice in the conversation. so i don't believe that there is one sport that is more or less homophobic. i just think that athletes are not given the opportunity to prove how accepting that they are. >> i ask you these questions because in the world of sports, especially in football, you see many religious players, social conservatives. >> yeah. you know, i think that religion is important and the one thing that we do is try to meet the players or anyone where they are at. if there's a player that has a religious concern about playing with an lgbt player, we want to have that conversation, do it in an open and h
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00am EDT
to detroit tigers' fans trying to rally their guys. detroit's bankrupt. bankrupt. well, looks like sports fans can take a page from the business section. not very nice, though. >>> army major nidal hassan gunned down dozens of people at fort hood and now he wants to be the next to die. they want off the case because they say hassan himself wants to be executed. ed lavandera covering the court-martial in texas for us. ed, what is the very latest on this? >> good morning. we are waiting for court procedure proceedings to bedwgin this morning. this is after everything was dramatically shut down in the courtroom yesterday after the three attorneys that are essentially standing by major hassan's side, he is acting as his own attorney, but the military has invited three attorneys that help him guide through any legal procedural issues. they are not actually speaking in the courtroom because hasan has been doing it. those three attorneys started voicing concerns. hasan is trying to help the prosecution to ensure that he gets the death penalty and those attorneys don't feel like they can stand by
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
five. detroit is 28. tampa bay and then arizona at number 30, the falcons are next to last and the oakland raiders are right there at the bottom. what do you think? why are these teams at the bottom? >> pam, as you can tell, i probably don't think too much about this survey and only thing to figure out is they don't have a star on the helmet or play in a $1.2 billion stadium. outside of that, i think the survey is flawed. >> all right. well, there you have it. thank you for coming on the show and talking with us. it was a pleasure talking with you. >> thank you. good to see you, pam. >> you, too. >>> remember wild thing? that character had nothing on steven strasburg. he was ejected after three straight wild pitches. washington manager davey johnson hinted payback is coming after nationals outfielder harper was hit by a braves pitcher three times in four games. johnson was also ejected. >>> and the tragic sports story to pass along for you now. atlanta area high school football player died after breaking his neck in a preseason game. the 16-year-old corner back went limp im
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 7:00pm EDT
be trampled to death and you wouldn't even know. it's a far cry from the city of detroit where there was a great fan fare at the newest water park and there was no water. the fire department had to be called in to cool
CNN
Aug 19, 2013 8:00pm EDT
if you are lucky. so the people of detroit, don't feel bad if you're serious of turning your economy around, they are worst things than a waterless water park. >>> good evening, everyone. tonight, prince william's interview as a new father. >>> and scotland yard investigates whether princess diana was killed by conspiracy fires. >>> also, the wall of fire sweeping across the western mountains. up close, the men and women fighting to save some of the most beautiful and valuable acres on earth. >>> and oscar pistorius breaking down in court. he killed his girlfriend and now officially he's been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. >>> first, prince george and the conspiracy theory of princess diana. first, prince george. basic photo album classic, the family and lupo taken in the garden of the middleton family home. they were taken by michael middleton, catherine's father. max foster met with the prince at kensington palace and they talked about that moment when he and his wife catherine brought their baby out into the media frenzy. >> i think more shock and dauntingness was the
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 12:00am EDT
's a far cry from the city of detroit where there was a great fan fare at the newest water park and there was no water. the fire department had to be called in to cool off the crowd with hoses. you know what, i think it's great. you know how we feel about water parks, particularly ones as crowded as japan, all sorts of foul and biological products, the kind that you will get sick >>> this is "piers morgan live." welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. tonight, i've always been struck by chris christie's candor. consider what he told me about gays. >> i think if someone is born that way, it's very difficult to say, then, that that's a sin. >> well, today he signed a new law making news jersey the second state to ban gay conversion therapy. it's been a busy day for the jersey man. i'll talk to that father and mother. they say christie hasn't gone far enough. >>> and the first official pictures of prince george. >>> also, the diana conspiracy theory. tina brown on the new claims that the military, maybe even the s.a.s., could have been involved in diana's
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 3:00am EDT
the ki that you will get sick if you are lucky. so the people of detroit, don't feel bad if you're serious of turning your economy around, they are worst things than a waterless water park. they are not getting sick. their cognitive function has improved. any muscle coordination issues have resolved and children are going from being in a wheelchair to walking through the mountains of colorado. it's pretty amazing how much this medicine can do for a child with this syndrome. >> brian, you had this dramatic showdown with governor christie. let's take a look at this. >> i wish for the best for you, your daughter, and your family and i'm going to do what i think is best for the people of the state. >> please don't let my daughter die, governor. >> there can't be many more emerging things to say to a governor than please don't let my daughter die. obviously you were direct with him and he was quite direct with you. he wasn't going to bow what he saw as a personal or emotional case in your point. but what do you think about how the governor has gone about this generally? >> he didn't
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 9:00pm EDT
to miami to new york city to chicago, illinois to detroit, michigan. and as senseless as this homicide is, those other homicides are just as senseless, and those people were somebody's kid, also. so my heart breaks for this family and what they are experiencing. having prosecuted murder cases, i can tell you that their lives are altered forever. it will never be the same, and the same goes for the defendants, for the men who the young men who have been accused of this crime and i understand are going to face a very serious charge. >> i mean, i've read before i came on air tonight that apparently there have been ten kids age 7 or younger who have been shot in chicago since the end of june. not all killed but all shot, and some of it just so random, just walking upstairs to their home. so that's chicago. we know they have problems there. we have this going on in oklahoma. we have it in every major city. where does it end? in australia they had a massacre in '96 and it changed everything, and the people that drove the change were c conservatives and republicans. what is wrong with america th
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 11:00am EDT
baltimore, you get cities like detroit. baltimore doesn't have a bureau, i'm hoping they open one soon, but the other ones do. i tell you, i saw a documentary last year on al gentlemjazeera on baltimore that felt more like the city i live in than anything i've seen on american television. >> wow. >> you know, in the middle east we say al gentleman sejazeera i in touch with the street. well, there's a lot of street in america that a lot of cable is not in touch with. in their first week, their first night i saw them. they did a story on a woman who makes coats for homeless people. you know, in america, we drive right by the homeless. driving in washington today, how do the congressmen, how does the president drive down this street and not see what i see today? al jazeera sees it. so here's my thing. you don't have to love al jazeera and don't even have to like them, but if you say they shouldn't be in american homes, there's something wrong about what you're thinking about in this conversation. >> i want to bring the professor in on this. back in july "the guardian" newspaper published
CNN
Aug 7, 2013 4:00pm EDT
should all want to take advice from him on myriad economic issues. i think we should sent him to detroit. where i don't welcome hi opinion is on political strategy. i'm not trying to be smug. i don't think hess 'proven himself to be a particularly adept political strategist, so warning republicans about the optics of the messaging, i don't know that he's sort of the best adviser. >> van, i'm sure you have some thoughts on the showdown, and also with the obama administration on defunding obama care. >> i think first of all i'm going to buy some popcorn and love this. they don't have a job creation strategy, so they're going to talk about this other stuff. i think a couple things we have to watch for. watch -- this is the opening of a split in the republican party. it's not just young versus old. there are different roles here. you have somebody like a rand paul in an open war now with chris christie over everything from spying to budgets to military. it's going to be a -- i think shutten down the government is the worst thing -- >> you look -- >> rand paul and chris christie are both stak
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 5:00am EDT
to detroit towing a dinghy filled with 1,000 pounds of brick. he's a marathon swimmer called the shark. he finished 21 hours later than expected. he made the swim to raise money for habitat for humanity. >> how sweet. congratulations. >>> a virginia fisherman set a world record after catching a really big frankenfish. he hooked the 17 pound six ounce snake head. all the guys here are riveted by this. you should see the way they are looking at this fish. is this a big deal, guys? >> it's a big fish. it's slimy. >> it can breathe air. he beat the old record by two ounces. 17 pounds, 6 ounce. >> it's big for a frankenfish. >> i don't fish but they are riveted. >> it's the delivery more than anything else. it was compelling. let's see what's coming up on "new day." what's up, guys? >> i think the snake heads are an invading species. in some places they are a problem. they eat and screw up the ecology. i'm in the business of knowing. >> often inaccurately, but this is a topic he knows a ton about. >> in the land of logic, which would be here or this world, a yellow world. we are going to talk a
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 7:00pm EDT
that somehow this is not a -- an insult, i mean, you wouldn't have the detroit black skins. that wouldn't be permitted. you wouldn't appreciate the san francisco yellow skins. it's meant as an insult that is really based upon skin color and really, we should -- ultimately they will change the name. we might as well do it cheerfully. >> one more point, dug williams was the first black quarterback to play in a super bowl and now win a super bowl. when i think about the heritage of the redskins, i can't go back to the 30s and take lz to his research and word that he probably was a racist but i think of doug williams, the only black quarterback to win a super bowl. modern history is what i care about, not what a guy did in the 30s and what kind of person he was. >> final word to you, lz. >> it's convenient to dismiss it that way but when you think of where this name came from. nobody said dismiss the franchi franchise's history. you look where the name came from and eliminate the jets when we know there was genocide commented and to continue to have the capital of the united states have a t
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
that somehow this is not an insult, you wouldn't have the detroit black skins. that wouldn't be permitted. you wouldn't appreciate the san francisco yellow skins. it is meant as an insult that is based upon skin color. and really we should -- ultimately, they're going to change the name. we might as well do it cheerfully. >> doug williams was the first black quarterback to ever play in a super bowl and he's now the only black quarterback to ever win a super bowl. when i think about the heritage of the redskins, i can't go back to the '30s, i think of george allen, and doug williams, the only black quarterback to ever win a super bowl. modern history is what i care about, not what some guy did back in the '30s and what kind of person to you. >> final word to you, lz. >> it's very convenient to dismiss it in that way. no one is saying you should dismiss the franchise's history. but you're looking at where the name came from, and for you to marginalize that and jokingly talk about eliminating the jets, when we know there was genocide committed. and to have the capital of the united states have a
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 8:00pm EDT
new york, chicago and detroit, right here in d.c., white people aren't being killed or killing, it's blacks and hispanics, in new york city. i'll leave you with this note. in 2009 in new york. blacks represented about 25% -- 24% of the population. they were doing 66% of the killing. so i'm sorry, we need to -- and we need to move beyond this discussion, and we need to talk about the root cause of what's bringing the black race down, and really get with that, that's what we're not dealing with, and that's what i find unacceptable. >> does it trouble you at all that 88% of the stops that are police are doing result in the release of the person? so if there's a reason to stop the people, they're stopping, how come so many of them are innocent. >> it's kind of like when i see crime in my neighborhood, and i see a suspicious person. the first thing, i see someone breaking into a car about the first thing the police officer asks me, miss wright, what's the person's race. i don't think this is racial profiling, this is profiling for suspects. what we know, the suspects are over 90% hispan
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 12:00pm EDT
be competing with things that illinois can't do, detroit can't do, california can't do. he's the guy who did what a lot of failing big states, new york, hasn't been able to do. he did it working where the democrat house and senate guys. so the new governors, scott walker who took on organized labor, chris christie, so he, scott walker, both of these guys have more accomplishments as governor than bush did, partially because the bar was lower when bush was there. and he had a pre-reagan republican party, guys who joined as democrats and weren't quite with the program. walker had a more republican legislature in wisconsin. >> i like the idea of all of them being vocal to help define the party instead of just having one person or a detractor do it. i think it's a great bench. >> there is a difference between everybody out there being very vocal and everybody out there tearing each other up. >> the problem with the republicans right now is you have those people, you also have the rand pauls, the ted cruise otherwis kruz oigs of the party that are pushing a message of exclusion, a message panderi
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
but it is moving through areas, including detroit. we're going to keep more rain around for parts of the south as we go through the next couple days. that front will squeeze out several inches of rainfall through the next couple of days. that means the flood threat will be great once again. >> important information. let's move on to another story this morning. strong words from the father of nas leaker edward snowden. lon snowden said president obama and others have ruined the potential jury pool for his son. he does say he plans to visit russia and work out a plan to bring his son home. dan lothian is traveling with the president who is on vacation in martha's vineyard. dan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. for the president it's always a working vacation. he can't escape the snowden case, the nsa leaker's father delivering that harsh rebuke. but from the white house so far, no comment. president obama in vacation mode on a ven vin golf course, showing a bit of frustration after missing a putt, while nsa leaker edward snowden as father appeared on a sunday among talk show, taki
CNN
Aug 21, 2013 2:00pm EDT
. also we get a look, an insider's look at the rise and fall and the future of detroit. and go inside a city once considered the most dangerous in the world, johannesburg, south africa. anthony bourdain, parts unknown, season two premieres sunday, september 5th. set the dvr now. at 9:00 p.m. only here on cnn. >>> four ex-vanderbilt football players have now pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual battery charges. they're accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a dorm room while she was unconscious. campus officials called police in june after watching surveillance video of that dorm and star vanderbilt suspended wide receiver chris boyd played not guilty to being an accessory in an alleged coverup kavinoky joins me in atlanta. darren, you first. extradition. two of these guys, i guess, live in california. is that an issue, extradition? >> well, generally in a case -- a case is brought wherever the crime occurred. if somebody's in jail some place else, they could be extradited. the only reason that gets held up is if there's an issue about identity. so a lot of times if we know that th
CNN
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
with it then. time for the rock block, first up michaela. >> let's look in the papers, from "the detroit press" a 49-year-old swimmer jim dreyer, 22 miles in 51 hours dragging a ton of bricks the whole way. he did it to raise money for habitat for humanity. >>> smartphones don't make your baby smart. the campaign for a ecommercial free childhood. >>> and parents stalking their kids at summer camp using the interweb. most have daily photos posted on their websites and said parents are looking at those closely. you wouldn't do that, alison? >> i do look closely at the pictures. new signs that greece is still struggling. we learned about an hour ago unemployment in greece hit a record high 27.6%, despite that stock futures in the u.s. are up slightly. >>> are you going to jail? upgrade to a nicer one for $155 a day. fremont, california, is allowing nonviolent offenders to do that. you can get a standard cell but the jail is smaller and quieter. it will help boost california's revenue. >>> more changes at yahoo! the company is changing its logo, leading up to the big reveal september 5th, yahoo! w
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Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
and marine life. >>> and in "the detroit free press" kidd rock shaking up the music industry with low prices on his concert tour. parents are apparently flocking to the show. tickets 20 bucks, beer $4. time for your business news with alison kosik. >> last friday record highs on wall street and now expecting a loss for the week but the market's been up the past six weeks, the longest winning streak in a year. president obama set to sign a law today that will lower student loan rates for several million borrowers. rates will be cut in half to 3.86%. rates are going to fluctuate over the coming years. >>> prisoners calling home could get a 15-minute out of state call costs $17 and the sec is going to vote today on a rate cap. studies show talking with family helps prisoners from becoming repeat offenders. indra petersons, how is that weather looking? >> wish it was better. flooding across a huge chunk of the country thanks to a stationary front. in the northeast it's not stationary so it's going to move quickly. by saturday/sunday you have beautiful weather and heavy rain causing urban floodin
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >>> a detroit paramedic lucky to be alive after suffering a heart attack while giving cpr to a patient who was also having a heart attack. imagine that for a second. cnn affiliate wxyz reports joeive's partner drove both to the medical center where they both had stents put in to clear blocked arteries. turns out the paramedic had a severe blockage. if he wasn't already in the ambulance, he probably would not have made it. he's a paramedic doing cpr on somebody who has had a heart attack and has i had heart attack himself, it's mind-boggling. >> mind-boggling, coincidence or something else? >> the conspiracy is back. >> and our final takeaway should be thank goodness they're okay. >> oh, my, 1 in a million chance he'd survive. >> good karma, saving others, when his time comes he gets saved. >> right where he needed to be. >>> let's move to our political gut check all the stories you need to know coming out of washington. new information a u.s. official telling cnn the obama administration is reprogramming some funds it sends to egypt while the situation in the region is reviewed and the cha
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